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1998 Kennedy News Releases

    1-98 - January 5, 1998:
    KENNETH PAYNE NAMED KSC LOGISTICS OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

    98-2 - January 5, 1998:
    LUNAR PROSPECTOR LAUNCH POSTPONED

    2-98 - January 8, 1998:
    ELEVEN KSC WORKERS HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    3-98 - January 8, 1998:
    JEFFREY S. JOHNSON HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    4-98 - January 8, 1998:
    JEFFREY W. KIRCHEL HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    5-98 - January 8, 1998:
    ROBERT E. SAULNIER HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    6-98 - January 8, 1998:
    STEPHEN COFFMAN HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    7-98 - January 6, 1998:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY WITH STS-89 CREW SET FOR THIS WEEK'S TCDT

    8-98 - January 7, 1998:
    ENDEAVOUR LAUNCH TO MIR SET FOR JAN. 22 / STS-89 & MIR BACKGROUND PRESS BRIEFINGS NEXT WEEK

    9-98 - January 12, 1998:
    NEW KSC TOUR ATTRACTIONS BRING VISITORS CLOSER TO SHUTTLE LAUNCH OPERATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION PREPARATIONS

    10-98 - January 12, 1998:
    JAN. 16 RIBBON-CUTTING WILL INAUGURATE TWO NEW KSC TOUR ATTRACTIONS

    11-98 - January 9, 1998:
    BENNIE A. BELL HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    13-98 - January 16, 1998:
    MISSION STS-89 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    14-98 - January 19, 1998:
    SHUTTLE MISSION STS-89 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN BEGINS TODAY

    15-98 - January 29, 1998:
    TWO KSC EMPLOYEES RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED PATENT AWARD

    16-98 - January 20, 1998:
    INFORMAL MEDIA OPPORTUNITY WITH JOHN GLENN SCHEDULED AT KSC

    27-98 - January 30, 1998:
    ENDEAVOUR SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-89

    28-98 - January 30, 1998:
    FIRST SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT EXTERNAL TANK TO ARRIVE AT KSC FEB. 3

    29-98 - February 4, 1998:
    SNOE LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG AFB, CA., POSTPONED 24-HOURS

    30-98 - February 5, 1998:
    PEGASUS/SNOE LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG POSTPONED

    N98-14 - February 13, 1998:
    STS-95 CREW MEDIA OPPORTUNITY SET FOR FEBRUARY 20

    31-98 - February 18, 1998:
    MONTGOMERY APPOINTED TO SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE

    32-98 - February 24, 1998:
    NEW CHIEF COUNSEL NAMED AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    33-98 - February 20, 1998:
    NEW INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION ELEMENTS ARRIVE AT KSC

    34-98 - February 24, 1998:
    PEGASUS/SNOE LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG RESCHEDULED

    35-98 - February 26, 1998:
    PEGASUS/SNOE SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED

    36-98 - March 10, 1998:
    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION NODE 1 READY FOR LEAK TEST

    38-98 - March 23, 1998:
    KSC'S NATURAL GAS-FUELED VEHICLES CONTINUE TO ADVANCE CLEAN AIR OBJECTIVES

    39-98 - March 23, 1998:
    HOME BOX OFFICE TO HOST PREMIERE AT KSC

    40-98 - March 23, 1998:
    KSC PROVIDED $1.038 BILLION BOOST TO FLORIDA'S ECONOMY IN FY '97

    41-98 - April 10, 1998:
    KSC TESTS NEW GROUNDWATER CLEANUP TECHNIQUE

    42-98 - March 24, 1998:
    TRACE SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD PEGASUS XL APRIL 1

    43-98 - March 26, 1998:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY WITH STS-90 CREW SET FOR NEXT WEEK'S TCDT

    60-98 - April 1, 1998:
    TRACE SOLAR SPACECRAFT SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED

    44-98 - April 1998:
    STS-90/COLUMBIA - NEUROLAB

    45-98 - April 2, 1998:
    NEUROLAB SHUTTLE MISSION TO LAUNCH APRIL 16

    46-98 - April 6, 1998:
    SPACE STATION LONG SPACER ELEMENT BEGINS PROCESSING AT KSC

    47-98 - April 9, 1998:
    MISSION STS-90 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    48-98 - April 10, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION STS-90 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN TO BEGIN APRIL 13

    49-98 - April 15, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    50-98 - April 16, 1998:
    STS-90 COLUMBIA/NEUROLAB LAUNCH POSTPONED 24 HOURS

    51-98 - April 17, 1998:
    MANATEES TO BE RELEASED INTO BANANA RIVER FROM KSC’S KARS PARK

    52-98 - April 21, 1998:
    DAUGHTERS' DAY SCHEDULED FOR KSC EMPLOYEES APRIL 23

    53-98 - April 23, 1998:
    MORGAN BECOMES FIRST WOMAN TO RECEIVE DEBUS AWARD

    54-98 - May 1, 1998:
    COLUMBIA SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-90

    55-98 - May 3, 1998:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY WITH STS-91 CREW SET FOR THIS WEEK'S TCDT

    56-98 - May 1998:
    STS-91/DISCOVERY - 9TH AND LAST SHUTTLE-MIR DOCKING

    57-98 - May 14, 1998:
    FIRST SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT EXTERNAL TANK SET FOR PRE-LAUNCH TEST; LOCAL MEDIA BRIEFING SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, MAY 15

    N98-34 - May 19, 1998:
    NASA EMBRACES SPACE DAY '98

    61-98 - May 19, 1998:
    DISCOVERY LAUNCH TO MIR ON MISSION STS-91 SET FOR JUNE 2

    63-98 - May 29, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION STS-91 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN TO BEGIN MAY 30

    64-98 - May 29, 1998:
    MISSION STS-91 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    65-98 - June 1, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    66-98 - May 31, 1998:
    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION PARTNERS ADJUST TARGET DATES FOR FIRST LAUNCHES, REVISE OTHER STATION ASSEMBLY LAUNCHES

    67-98 - June 5, 1998:
    NASA HONORS KENNEDY SPACE CENTER EMPLOYEES

    73-98 - June 24, 1998:
    ROBERT E. MONSON HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    76-98 - June 24, 1998:
    SUZANNE K. KEPLER HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    79-98 - June 9, 1998:
    SONS GET BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT KSC JUNE 11

    80-98 - June 11, 1998:
    DISCOVERY SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-91

    81-98 - June 15, 1998:
    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER RECOVERY SHIPS "PULL" DOUBLE DUTY

    82-98 - June 17, 1998:
    FUNDING APPROVED FOR FUTURE EXPANSION OF INCUBATION CENTER

    83-98 - June 17, 1998:
    AWARDS CEREMONY RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING KSC EMPLOYEES

    84-98 - June 26, 1998:
    KSC JOINS WITH STATE IN FIGHT AGAINST FLORIDA BRUSH FIRES

    85-98 - July 1, 1998:
    KSC'S NEW SPACE SHUTTLE MAIN ENGINE PROCESSING FACILITY OPENS JULY 6

    86-98 - July 7, 1998:
    GORMEL TO HEAD JOINT BASE OPERATIONS OFFICE; OTHER KEY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED

    87-98 - July 14, 1998:
    KSC HOLDS FIRST SUPER SAFETY DAY JULY 16

    88-98 - July 10, 1998:
    KSC REACHES OUT IN THE HEAT OF FLORIDA BRUSHFIRES

    98-134 - July 27, 1998:
    GUIDELINES FOR MEDIA COVERAGE OF STS-95

    98-142 - August 3, 1998:
    "LEONARDO" ARRIVES AT NASA'S KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    90-98 - August 7, 1998:
    KSC ACHIEVES ISO CERTIFICATION FOR ALL ORGANIZATIONS

    N98-51 - August 7, 1998:
    NASA SCIENTISTS TO HOLD MEDIA BRIEFING ON UPCOMING HURRICANE RESEARCH

    92-98 - August 17, 1998:
    DEEP SPACE 1 ARRIVES AT KSC FOR LAUNCH PREPARATIONS

    93-98 - August 17, 1998:
    KSC's VEHICLE ASSEMBLY BUILDING GETS NEW PAINT JOB

    94-98 - August 19, 1998:
    PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR KSC LAUNCH TEAM

    95-98 - August 21, 1998:
    SGS AWARDED NASA AND AIR FORCE JOINT BASE CONTRACT

    96-98 - September 4, 1998:
    KSC WORKER HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    97-98 - September 4, 1998:
    ROLAND SCHLIERF HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    98-98 - September 4, 1998:
    ROLAND SCHLIERF HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    99-98 - September 9, 1998:
    DISCOVERY TO MOVE FROM OPF TO VAB SPORTING A NEW LOOK

    100-98 - September 11, 1998:
    MARS CLIMATE ORBITER ARRIVES AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER TO BEGIN LAUNCH PREPARATIONS

    101-98 - September 10, 1998:
    KSC EMPLOYEES CHIP IN ELBOW GREASE FOR "DAYS OF CARING"

    N98-56 - September 15, 1998:
    GOING "ALL OUT" UNDER WATER

    102-98 - September 16, 1998:
    SHUTTLE DISCOVERY SCHEDULED TO ROLLOUT TO LAUNCH PAD 39B SEPT. 21

    103-98 - September 18, 1998:
    DEEP SPACE 1 VIEWING SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 22 AT KSC

    105-98 - September 21, 1998:
    UNITY HATCH CLOSED FOR FLIGHT AT KSC

    N98-59 - September 21, 1998:
    LEONARDO MPLM TRANSFER CEREMONY AT KSC SEPT. 25

    106-98 - September 21, 1998:
    ATLANTIS SCHEDULED TO RETURN TO KSC AFTER 10 MONTHS IN PALMDALE, CA

    107-98 - September 1998:
    STS-95/DISCOVERY - U.S. SPACE PIONEER RETURNS TO EARTH ORBIT

    108-98 - September 24, 1998:
    DR. WILLIAM BARRY TO HEAD NASA'S OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM

    109-98 - September 24, 1998:
    KSC BIOMEDICAL DIRECTOR RECEIVES OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    110-98 - September 28, 1998:
    KSC DEEP SPACE 1 VIEWING RESCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 29

    111-98 - September 30, 1998:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-95 CREW SET FOR NEXT WEEK AT KSC

    112-98 - September 30, 1998:
    US POSTAL SERVICE TO UNVEIL SPACE DISCOVERY STAMPS AT KSC

    113-98 - October 1, 1998:
    MARS POLAR LANDER ARRIVES AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    116-98 - October 6, 1998:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER AND FLORIDA PLAN NEW LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY

    117-98 - October 8, 1998:
    MEDIA INVITED TO COVER KSC'S EMPLOYEE OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, OCT. 10

    118-98 - October 13, 1998:
    MARS '98 SPACECRAFT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AT KSC FRIDAY, OCT. 16

    119-98 - October 13, 1998:
    OFFICIAL LAUNCH DATE SET FOR STS-95 MISSION

    121-98 - October 19, 1998:
    DEEP SPACE 1 PLANNED FOR LAUNCH ON DELTA II ROCKET OCT. 24

    122-98 - October 20, 1998:
    MISSION STS-95 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    123-98 - October 21, 1998:
    STS-88 "UNITY" MEDIA OPPORTUNITY AT KSC OCT. 23

    124-98 - October 21, 1998:
    ENDEAVOUR ROLLS TO LAUNCH PAD 39A READY FOR FIRST U.S. SPACE STATION LAUNCH

    125-98 - October 21, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION STS-95 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN TO BEGIN OCT. 26

    126-98 - October 21, 1998:
    AIRSPACE, BRIDGES AND WATERWAY RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT FOR ALL SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCHES

    127-98 - October 22, 1998:
    PLAYALINDA BEACH TO CLOSE FOR SHUTTLE LAUNCH

    128-98 - October 23, 1998:
    KSC PRESS SITE PARKING LOT TO FILL QUICKLY; ALTERNATE SUGGESTED

    130-98 - October 26, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    131-98 - October 27, 1998:
    KSC BUSINESS EXPO '98 SET FOR NOV. 4

    c98-r - October 28, 1998:
    NASA AWARDS LAUNCH SERVICES CONTRACTS FOR SMALL PAYLOADS

    132-98 - October 30, 1998:
    NASA SELECTS MARYLAND FIRM TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES FOR FOUR NASA FIELD CENTERS

    133-98 - October 30, 1998:
    MEDIA INVITED TO STS-95 HUBBLE EXPERIMENT CONTROL CENTER AT KSC

    136-98 - November 3, 1998:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY NOV. 5 AT LAUNCH PAD 39A WITH STS-88 ASTRONAUTS

    137-98 - November 4, 1998:
    TCDT MEDIA OPPORTUNITY WITH STS-88 CREW RESCHEDULED

    138-98 (Rev. A) - November 6, 1998:
    DISCOVERY SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-95

    140-98 - November 12, 1998:
    STARDUST ARRIVES AT KSC FOR LAUNCH PREPARATIONS

    141-98 - November 16, 1998:
    U.S. LABORATORY MODULE ARRIVES AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    142-98 - November 25, 1998:
    SWAS SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD PEGASUS XL DEC. 2

    143-98 - November 24, 1998:
    FIRST U.S. STATION ELEMENT TO BE LAUNCHED DEC. 3 ON MISSION STS-88

    144-98 - November 24, 1998:
    STS-88 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN SET TO BEGIN NOV. 30

    146-98 - November 25, 1998:
    LEONARDO MPLM TRANSFER CEREMONY TO BE HELD AT KSC DEC. 3

    147-98 - November 25, 1998:
    NAME FOR U.S. LABORATORY TO BE UNVEILED AT KSC MEDIA EVENT ON DEC. 1

    152-98 - December 1, 1998:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    153-98 - November 30, 1998:
    AIRSPACE, BRIDGES AND WATERWAY RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT FOR ALL SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCHES

    156-98 - December 1, 1998:
    U.S. LABORATORY NAME ANNOUNCED TODAY AT KSC

    157-98 - December 4, 1998:
    MARS CLIMATE ORBITER SCHEDULED FOR LAUNCH DEC. 10

    158-98 - December 7, 1998:
    KSC SHUTTLE PROCESSING DIRECTOR ROBERT SIECK TO RETIRE; SUCCESSORS NAMED

    159-98 - December 8, 1998:
    JAN HEUSER NAMED PROGRAM MANAGER FOR SPACE EXPERIMENTS RESEARCH AND PROCESSING LABORATORY PROJECT

    160-98 - December 8, 1998:
    DELTA ROCKET PHOTO OPPORTUNITY SCHEDULED AT COMPLEX 17

    161-98 - December 9, 1998:
    MARS CLIMATE ORBITER LAUNCH POSTPONED

    162-98 - December 10, 1998:
    MARS CLIMATE ORBITER LAUNCH RESCHEDULED FOR DEC. 11

    163-98 - December 10, 1998:
    HESSI SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD PEGASUS XL

    164-98 - December 14, 1998:
    ENDEAVOUR SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-88

    165-98 - December 14, 1998:
    GORDON NAMED DIRECTOR KSC PUBLIC AFFAIRS

    166-98 - December 16, 1998:
    REUSABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE COMPLEX GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR DEC. 18

    167-98 - December 16, 1998:
    GOES-L WEATHER SATELLITE ARRIVES AT KSC FOR FINAL TESTING

    168-98 - December 18, 1998:
    THOMAS BREAKFIELD AND JOEL REYNOLDS RETIRE FROM NASA; CHRIS FAIREY AND ANN MONTGOMERY ASSIGNED TO LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

    169-98 - December 18, 1998:
    KSC EXTENDS THE BOEING COMPANY PAYLOAD PROCESSING CONTRACT

    170-98 - December 21, 1998:
    NASA SELECTS NEW NAME AND SETS NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR ADVANCED SPACE X-RAY TELESCOPE

    171-98 - December 23, 1998:
    MARS POLAR LANDER SCHEDULED FOR LAUNCH JAN. 3

    172-98 - December 30, 1998:
    TIME OF LAUNCH DAY DELTA II PHOTO OPPORTUNITY CHANGED